Wamba Wamba Community

Program Overview

Community Group/s

Wamba Wamba Nation

When

2016 - onwards

Where

Wamba Wamba Country

Final work

Koorie Culture Map: 2020
Pondi and Muyi: The Wamba Wamba storybook
Multi-touch Book: 2022
Pondi
Animation: 2022
Muyi-Mir
Animation: 2022
Teacher Resources: 2022

The Wamba Wamba people have worked with SharingStories Foundation since 2016. Projects were developed to support community goals, and have produced media enriched cultural content and supported the utilisation of language and culture in the classroom.

In 2016-2019, SharingStories facilitated sharing and learning through multiple digital storytelling workshops between cultural custodians from the Wamba Wamba Community with Swan Hill and Swan Hill North Primary School students who produced wonderful creative interpretations of the knowledge shared.

Over the next two years, the Wamba Wamba are :

  • sharing culture and stories through the Koorie Culture Map an interactive map experience
  • releasing a multi-touch book Pondi and Muyi: The Wamba Wamba storybook
  • releasing the Pondi animation narrated in Wamba Wamba
  • releasing the Muyi-Mir animation narrated in Wamba Wamba

Community Members

Uncle Ron Murray (Senior Custodian/ Storyteller), Aunty Stephanie Charles (Senior Custodian) and Sandra Kropinyeri (Cultural Custodian/ Education).

Delivery partners:

Delivery Partners - Swan Hill Primary School
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Delivery Partners - VACL
Delivery Partners - Vaeai